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European Innovative Teaching Award
Projekt

THE DIFFERENT COLOURS OF MUSIC

School/Coordinator: Scuola Secondaria Statale di Primo Grado "G. Bianco- G. Pascoli"

THE DIFFERENT COLOURS OF MUSIC - Italy

Topic(s) addressed

  • Promoting inclusion through the universal language of music

  • Petting our students experience music in an active way 

  • Creativity and self-expression according to students’ abilities

Target groups

Students from primary to high schools with social and cultural disadvantages and with disabilities

Methodologies

  • Multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches– the issue of inclusion analysed by focusing on music and its multiple sides 

  • The activities designed and implemented  to gain knowledge, improve skills, and form (or even change) attitudes to diversity and inclusion

  • Creating a fairy tale as an important means to learn about cultural and social diversity through cooperative activities.

  • Honing positive skills in the target group through a Maieutic method 

  • Generating students' creativity, emotions, feelings and ideas through Music Therapy

Environments

  • Making music accessible for the many thanks to the activities carried out by 8 institutions

  • Innovative cooperation between the music conservatory and music associations for disabled people involving students from various backgrounds

  • Combating the prejudice of the “gifted” in learning an instrument

  • giving the disabled a chance to learn and experience music

  • The final show gathering on the stage people with various disabilities- blind and visually impaired, with Down’s Syndrome, the quadriplegic demonstrating the true inclusion

Teachers

  • All teachers shared the common vision of opening new opportunities for all students and fighting prejudices in their schools.

  • Professional musicians taught music composition along with curricular subjects.

  • Disabled musicians taught to build simple musical instruments adjusted to their physical disabilities.

  • Teachers cooperated in activities involving the whole school community.

Impact

  • Teachers evolved on professional and personal levels.

  • Teachers reinforced their skills in the field of inclusive education.

  • The project improved the quality and efficiency of education in schools through innovative 

  • teaching practices.

  • It increased students' competencies in music and Braille music.

  • Vulnerable students improved their chances to continue their education, gain a profession and integrate into society.

  • The involvement of AccordiAbili association and Portuguese Conservatory emphasised the importance of an alternative way of teaching music.

Berörda parter

Samordnare

Scuola Secondaria Statale di Primo Grado " G. Bianco- G. Pascoli"

Adress
Italy

AccordiAbili

Adress
Italy

Etablissement Régional d'Enseignement Adapté aux Déficients Visuels Cité scolaire René Pellet

Adress
France

EPAL KALAMARIAS

Adress
Greece

Stowarzyszenie Pozytywnych Zmian

Adress
Poland

• Escola Artística do Conservatório de Música • Calouste Gulbenkian de Braga

Adress
Portugal

Agrupamento de Escolas de Maximinos

Adress
Portugal

Denbigh Primary School

Adress
United Kingdom